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with the business community. one of the biggest champions is that california chamber of commerce. we know it is good for business. and please, organized with the neighborhood bars. there are so many great neighborhood bars in this city that could add that neighborhood element to political organizing. and when you are a district supervisor, it is one thing to have nightclub owners come to you. it is another thing to have neighborhood business owners like bar owners coming to you. we need to organize as a bar owner and that will move us in a positive direction. i am optimistic about the future of night life in this city. i think we have turned a corner. there's a broader and broader consensus that this matters for the broader culture of san francisco. thank you. [applause] for many years, the entertainment commission -- >> for many years, the entertainment commission, which has been under the auspices of the city was guided by ed lee. he is now the mayor san francisco. he was going to be here today, but was called away. but he sent paul anderson to deliver a message. [applause] >> not ed lee. but i pl
for reform for many many years. currently we are the only city in the state of california that uses this business payroll tax. our city government, we spent 6 months earlier this year in conversations with many leaders within the community to propose a change to a so-called gross receipts tax, which is superior on a number of levels. first and foremost, it's a tax on revenue. it's a tax on profit. it's also a progressive tax, unlike the current flat tax it's a tax that exempts small businesses that have revenues of less than a million dollars but it also increases taxes for our most successful and our largest businesses. then the last thing i will mention, it is a tax that will help to recoup the revenues that we lost 10 years ago to make sure we have money for affordable housing, for muni, public safetying and public health . >> starchild, why do you think we should vote against this proposition? >> i agree with everything supervisor chiu said about payroll tax. if this measure were revenue neutral, if it were substituting a gross receipts tax for a tax on payroll, the libertari
summer youth program. he was a vista volunteer with the california youth authority before joining the san francisco housing authority?hp$k in '78. he holds a banc bachelor's degre from san francisco state university. he's a member of board of directors for self-help of the elderly. pamela, earned a injuries doctor and a public law certificate from the university of san francisco school of law and became a member of the state bar of california in 2010. she chaired the student bar association diversity committee, nationally recognized with the american bar association henry j. ramsey jr. award towards advancement of diverse individuals. pamela also earned a bachelor of arts at the university of california at davis. leland reuben was born and raised in san francisco, where he first developed a strong passion for working with l÷pápñ community. he currently oversees the intensative job readiness and works with the housing authority to help residents overcome barriers and develop workforce skills that help secure full time employment. prior to joining good will mr. reuben worked at the san f
department of homeland security through the california emergency management agency for the periods of october 12, 2012 through may 31, 2014. >> president chiu: same house same call, the resolution is adopted. >> clerk calvillo: item 28 a mast lease extension for the department of ha public health n mission street for approximately 32.36 million per month with annual increases. >> president chiu: same house same call, this resolution is adopted. next item. >> clerk calvillo: item 29 is a resolution authorizing the department of public health to retroactively accept and dispend a grant in the amount of approximately $197.1 to participate in a program monitoring project for the period july 1, 2012 through may 31, 2013. >> president chiu: same house same call, this resolution is adopted. next item. >> clerk calvillo: item 30, resolution authorizing the department of public health to rets actively accept and expend a grant in the amount of 300,000 to participate in a program entitled enhancing engagement in retention in quality hiv care for transgenders women of color for the period september 1, 2
, within the state of california, and we're hard-pressed to make sure our schools are well funded. i believe whatever we can give to the school district is going to be utilized to help improve educational experiences. we have a good plan for how this is going to be used. i think it's a worthy plan, worthy services for youth that desperately need greater opportunity in life. i will be supporting this when it comes forward but there are so many intangibles that the school district provides us as a city that cannot be counted in any way. >> president chiu: supervisor kim. >> supervisor kim: i'll try to keep my comments brief. i want to say i find this conversation incredibly exciting and i'm glad we as a board are talking about what it needs to have a true city-school partnership. i think it's important for us as a city to have a discussion about what it costs to run schools. i had the opportunity to sit on the first citizens advisory committee when prop h was created in march of 2004. you know, we fully funded prop h as the voters had asked us in its first three years that we've releas
opening, i would have followed it through and came in with -- california, here i come, right back where i started from, where -- of flowers bloom in the sun at dawning each bird is singing -- don't be late, that's why -- the san francisco giants, aren't they great ♪ open up that golden gate, city winning, giants winning, here we come. on the way over i was kind of thinking, it's kind of still kind of sad because -- ♪ you don't bring former supervisor ed jew flowers anymore. ♪ you hardly talk to him anymore when he comes in the door and he talks on the floor ♪ playing with the city's heart, you know it isn't really smart. ♪ the city joker is the only fool, will do anything for you ♪ you'll maybe get another dime. ♪ it ain't going to be a city, a city that really shines. ♪ you know, you know i feel like i need some more, and you want to bring it, bring it some, don't you bring it on the floor. ♪ playing with the city, tony bennett heart, you know it ain't really smart. ♪ the joker is the only city fool that will bring and help you ♪ thanks. >> president chiu: thank y
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